machinery safety


Worktops firm fined after repeated failures to protect employees

A Stockport-based stone worktop manufacturer has been fined £26,000 for repeatedly putting its workers at risk. Read More

Company fined £900k after man crushed to death

A company in Leicestershire has been fined £900,000 after a father-of-two was crushed to death. Read More

Aberdeen firm fined after man suffers horrific injuries cleaning machine

An Aberdeen joinery and manufacturing company has been fined £9,400 after one of its workers suffered horrific injuries while cleaning a machine. Read More

Five common safety hazards in manufacturing facilities

SHP hears from Dakota Murphey who discusses workplace injuries associated with manufacturing and examines five main safety hazards within the industry... Read More

Busting the machinery safety myths: part three

In his final article, John Glover looks at the importance of machine guard designs and managing maintenance effectively. When designing machine Read More

Busting the machinery safety myths: part two

In the second in a series of three articles, John Glover moves on from the most common machinery safety myths Read More

Sentencing for medical firm after guarding failures lead to injuries

A medical equipment manufacturer has been fined after two workers were injured by dangerous parts of machinery in separate incidents Read More

Machinery safety guide launched

A Practical Guide to Machinery Safety was launched today by TÜV SÜD Product Service. Available as a download from TÜV SÜD, Read More

Company “failed to assess risks associated with machine”

A Staffordshire company has been fined £8,000 after an employee broke his arm in an unprotected machine. Roger Small, 49, Read More

Understanding the basics of machinery guarding

By Paul Tacey In 2013/14, 13 of 89 fatal injuries reported in the UK involved contact with moving machinery. Employers Read More



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